Colin Davis publishes their first book on gender, sexuality, and spirituality


Recent alum Colin Davis (Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, '17) has published their first book Outside the Charmed Circle (Llewellyn, January 2020) under their nom de plume Misha Magdalene. The book draws on Davis' academic work in the IAS program to explore the intersections of gender, sexuality, queer theory, and spirituality. Outside the Charmed Circle engages with LGBTQIA+ readers and allies, offering practical work and meditations as well as discussions of consent, embodiment, consent, trauma, and disability.

More information on the book is available at their website, In the meantime, Davis is working on their second book on the body as a locus of spirituality, currently scheduled for release in 2021.